Category: Events

  • The Race For Inez Dickens’ Seat in the NYS Assembly

    The Race For Inez Dickens’ Seat in the NYS Assembly

    Harlem’s Inez Dickens’ seat in the State Assembly is being challenged by Joshua Clennon. If you are interested in learning more about his run for change in Albany, see his website: Or consider donating to his campaign: HNBA’s Meeting Tomorrow Will Include Officers From the 25th Precinct All welcome to attend tomorrow evening’s…

  • Art Sale From Private Collection

    Art Sale From Private Collection

    Studio Vladimir Cybil presents: Selected pieces from Axelle Liautaud’s Collection September 15th -17th, 2023 Preview: Friday September 15th, 4-8 PM Saturday 16th, 1-5 PM; Reception: September 16th, 5-8PM Sunday September 17th, 1-5 PM 11 East 124th Street, Between 5th and Madison Avenues A curated recurrent art event in the heart of Harlem Georges Liautaud, Luce…

  • Sign The Petition!

    Sign The Petition!

    Reject Timbale Terrace and HPD’s plan to move even more people with severe mental illness and addiction into our community. Just look at 125th Street. Does Harlem need New York City to bring more people with severe issues into our community? We asked for supportive housing for our seniors during the East Harlem visioning process.…

  • One of the Owners of the NY Islanders Donates to Ice Hockey in Harlem

    One of the Owners of the NY Islanders Donates to Ice Hockey in Harlem

    John Ledecky, one of the co-owners of the NY Islanders hockey team has donated $50,000 to Ice Hockey in Harlem, a program dedicated to providing free hockey instruction to children in Harlem. This contribution builds upon the $27,000 previously given by Ledecky to honor the late advocate for Ice Hockey in Harlem, John Tonneli. Ice…

  • Build the Block

    Build the Block

    Sector C (Charlie) of the 25th Precinct will hold its Build the Block meeting at Ginjan Cafe tomorrow night at 7pm – September 7th – we hope you can attend to learn more about what is happening regarding public safety. Harlem Writers Discuss Their New Work in The Harlem Rose Garden The Harlem Rose Garden…

  • Harlem of the North?

    Harlem of the North?

    “As hip-hop marks its 50th anniversary worldwide this month, a dedicated Montreal group known as “Harlem of the North” is determined to shine a spotlight on the city’s hip-hop scene.” “Black history is very rich in Montreal and the hip-hop experience directly came out of that community,” said Alsalman. He says what makes Montreal’s…

  • You Can Now Text The Mayor

    You Can Now Text The Mayor

    So, Mayor Eric Adams has opened up a texting number that you are supposed to be able to use to let him know what’s going on. The texting service will also allow the city to “share updates and happenings – right over text.” @NYCMayor The number is: 917-909-2288 and if you text the word “First”…

  • A Quick Note On Petty Theft – At It Again

    A Quick Note On Petty Theft – At It Again

    It could be the same person, or different. But this morning, on East 131st Street, a person was stealing a garbage can (filled with garbage, note): He then went with the garbage can and his City Bike to East 132 and 5th Avenue, to negotiate a sale in order to purchase pills (presumably fentanyl) from…

  • A Quick Note On Petty Theft

    A Quick Note On Petty Theft

    A note from a neighbor: I just wanted to let you know about a couple of recent incidents on our block. This morning at 4:30 AM, we saw a guy walking with a rolling garbage can (which we are pretty sure was stolen). When we looked out again at 5:00 AM, the same guy was…

  • A 1980’s View of East Harlem

    A 1980’s View of East Harlem

    See a great 1986 snapshot of East Harlem: New Parent Support Group

  • Harlem Woman

    Harlem Woman

    A wonderful item on Ebay – a photo of a woman from a Harlem photography studio: It’s on sale on Ebay, HERE. Note the faded name of the studio “The Harlem”: and it’s tough to make out, but the company is listed as S. W. Cor. 124th St. and Third Ave.: Today, that intersection looks…

  • Party-On-Park Volunteers Needed

    Party-On-Park Volunteers Needed

    Hello Harlem Neighbors! Uptown Grand Central is reigniting Party on Park – a Harlem celebration on a closed-to-traffic Park Avenue between 125th and 116th Street – on Sunday, October 1st.   Party on Park will be from Noon until 4 pm and we need you to help staff a Harlem Neighborhood Block Association table.  We’ll have cards…